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Redzone Wireless Selects Camden, Maine For Headquarters-Network Operations Campus

01/22/2015
Redzone Wireless, selected the Knox Mill Complex in Camden, Maine, as the site for its new headquarters. The company plans to create close to two dozen jobs within the first two years with an estimated investment of more than $5.6 million.

“We are extremely grateful to the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development for recognizing the economic potential of Redzone Wireless, LLC and supporting our eligibility to participate in this valuable program,” said Jim McKenna, Redzone Wireless, LLC President/CEO. “We believe that the Pine Tree Development Zone Program is essential to our expansion, and we are confident that Camden will be an excellent location for our business development.”

The wireless internet service provider has been certified as a Pine Tree Development Zone company. The PTDZ program within DECD supports the creation of new quality jobs and new investment in Maine. It provides eligible businesses in various sectors looking to expand or relocate in Maine with a variety of incentives related to their performance.

Redzone Wireless will begin operating a 4G LTE Advanced wireless broadband network during the first quarter of 2015, pending final FCC approval, which is expected during the month of January. The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development said the company plans to develop a new customer and network operations center within the same facility. Redzone intends to provide a new affordable broadband service option for residential and business customers throughout the State of Maine.

“Broadband access is critical to doing business in today’s world,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Not only is Redzone Wireless creating new, good-paying careers and bringing new investment to Maine, it is also planning to provide a much-needed ser.vice that in the long run will help make our state more competitive in the global economy."

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